The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Design Authority role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Design Authority in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Design Authority (TDA)
Rank 122 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Authority 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £600 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Design Authority
South East

Technical Design Authority
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Design Authority in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Design Authority Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Technical Design Authority
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Design Authority across the Berkshire region.

Technical Design Authority Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Technical Design Authority
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Design Authority within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Technical Design Authority
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Technical Design Authority
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) iPad
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Information Management
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (18.75%) Ajax
4 3 (18.75%) WFM
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Android
4 3 (18.75%) EDRMS
4 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XSD
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel

Technical Design Authority
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Technical Design Authority in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Design Authority in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) EDRMS
2 2 (12.50%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ajax
1 3 (18.75%) JSON
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) CSS3
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
1 3 (18.75%) WSDL
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (12.50%) Human Factors
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Information Management
2 3 (18.75%) WFM
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
2 3 (18.75%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Meridio
3 1 (6.25%) Wyse
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix